| Piedmont creates health advocacy group Georgia Center for Healthier Communities (3/3/2013) |
(Atlanta, Ga.) – Piedmont Healthcare announces the creation of the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities, a non-partisan research, advocacy and educational organization committed to building a healthier Georgia.
"Our goal in establishing the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities is to chang... more
| TROUT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE YEAR-LONG (3/2/2013) |
(SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Trout-angling opportunities abound in the wintery swift-flowing waters of north Georgia’s rivers and creeks.
Home to some of the Southeast’s finest trout streams and three species of trout - rainbow, brown and brook trout - Georgia claims nearly 4,000 miles of streams, and... more
| Winter Weather Threat Tonight into Saturday (3/1/2013) |
Below is an overview of the winter weather threat forecast to impact North Georgia tonight into Saturday.
Synopsis: A strong upper level trough will dig southward into the area tonight. The associated moisture field coupled with cold air aloft suggests that the main precipitation type wil... more
| Pickens County 7-8 Girls All-Star Basketball Headed to State Tournament (2/27/2013) |
First game Friday, March 1st
The Pickens County 7-8 Girls All-Star Basketball team will be headed to the State Tournament this weekend.
The first game is Friday at 6:00 at Bremen Parks & Recreation Department. They will play Saturday based on the results of Friday's games.
If you see a player, wish them luck!
The te... more
| Save The Arts Rally (video) (2/27/2013)|
Citizens joined together for a rally and finger food before the Pickens County School Board Finance Workshop. Budget cuts are expected this year with music and art programs on the list for potential cuts.
Mark Miller made a presentation that is shown in the video above. It's cut short because Kn...
| Bookend Graffiti for Teens at the Pickens County Library (2/26/2013) |
Hey teens! Leave your mark at the Pickens County Library! Join us on Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. to personalize YOUR area of the library.
Get crafty and creative by decorating bookends that will be used in the Young Adult area of the library. Paint, magazines, glue, and other craft materials ... more
| The American Red Cross Urges Georgia to Prepare Now for Floods (2/26/2013) |
With much of Georgia under flood alerts through Tuesday morning, the American Red Cross is working with its emergency partners to preposition supplies, identify potential shelters and place volunteers on standby. The Red Cross is urging residents to take safety steps now by:
• Creating and practi... more
| Four Legged Love From Buster (2/25/2013) |
The following pets need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Buster, an Australian Cattle Dog-Australian Shepherd mix male dog. My heritage is not the only thing special about me. I am house-trained, love kids and people, and like being both inside and outside, I know... more
| Four Legged Love From Kevin (2/25/2013) |
The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
I am Kevin, a male medium hair domestic cat. I am strikingly handsome with my smooth gray coat and a white patch on my chest. I am three years old and weigh about seven pounds. Naturally I am friendly and loving. ... more
| Jasper Farmers Market to Open April 6; Vendors Wanted (2/25/2013) |
The Jasper Farmers Market annual meeting was held on, February 20 with 40 people in attendance. The first item of business was to set the opening and closing dates and times. The Saturday market will begin on April 6 and continue through the last Saturday in October. The Wednesday market, held du... more
| New Technical and Independent colleges agree to credit hour transfer, acceptance (2/25/2013) |
(Marietta, Ga.) The Georgia Independent College Association and the Technical College System of Georgia have made it easier for technical college graduates, such as those from Chattahoochee Technical College, to enter many four-year private colleges in Georgia with transfer of credit hours. Represen... more
| Petition Drive to Stop Obamacare in Georgia Uses the U.S. Constitution Again (2/25/2013) |
The 10th amendment to the U.S. Constitution clearly states that “the powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, not prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” This simply means that Georgians for Healthcare Freedom can, through th... more
| State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (2/25/2013) |
Friday, February 22, 2013 marked the 22nd legislative day, which puts us more than half way through the 2013 legislative session. This week continued our deliberations on the 2014 Budget. I am on the sub-committee that looks at K-12 education; very important work. I recognized FFA members in the Hou... more
| The Importance of a Balanced Diet for Your Pet (2/25/2013) |
Kristen Parker, DVM - Wayside Animal Hospital
There are so many options out there when it comes to what to feed your pet. If you look online, you will find an abundance of information from various people recommending certain types of diets and warning you to stay away from a variety of foods or ingredients. Remember to take most of what you rea... more
| Trivia Night at the Library (2/25/2013) |
Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 p.m.
The Library is hosting a trivia night for teams of up to 5 people on Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 p.m.. There is a limit of 6 teams (or 30 people), and registration is required. Even if you do not have a team in mind you can still register and we will help match people up the night of the event... more
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